Lashonda Brewer and Deairelle Ivy combined for 20 points and Cahokia outscored Althoff 12-3 during a decisive third quarter as the Comanches posted a 41-38 South Seven Conference girls basketball victory.
Rachel Mertens topped Althoff with 13 points and Mary Cardenas added eight.
Central 47, Okawville 25
Maddie Timmermann scored 13 points and reached 1,000 career points Thursday as the Central Cougars (27-2) rolled past Okawville.
April Gebke added 12 points -- all in the first half -- and Alexis Strieker added 10 for the Cougars.
Okawville was led by Megan Wienstroer with 10 points.
Edwardsville 83, East St. Louis 32
Aalyah Covington poured in 23 points and Kortney Dunbar had 18 as Edwardsville moved to 25-0 and 12-0 in Southwestern Conference play with a win over East St. Louis (8-12, 5-7).
Lauren White added 15 for Edwardsville. JaQuaya Pointer had eight for the Flyerettes,
Mascoutah 47, Freeburg 37
Trailing by one at halftime, Mascoutah (13-11) outscored Freeburg 27-16 on the way to a nonconference win.
Emily Knowles and Brittany Zipfel each had 11 points for Mascoutah and Maddy Wetzler had nine.
Freeburg's Lauren Mense led all scorers with 15 points and Abby Lealaimatafao added 12 for the Midgets (9-14).
Carlyle 50, Centralia 35
Michigan recruit Paige Rakers fired in 19 points as Carlyle (21-6) cruised to a victory over Centralia in a nonconference game.
Shaelyn Tate added 10 points for Carlyle, while Abbey Holtkamp and Danielle Meadows scored nine apiece for Centralia.
Gibault 61, Wesclin 47
Gibault (14-10) put four players in double-figure scoring led by Kendra Davis with 17 points as the Hawks knocked off Wesclin.
Lauren Prader added 14 for Gibault while Alyssa Ramage and Courtney Schutt had 12 apiece.
Wesclin got a game-high 20 points from Carrie Rakers.
Columbia 42, Red Bud 28
Megan Biscan scored 14 points and Savannah Wittenbrink contributed 10 as Columbia (19-7 overall, 7-5 in league play) knocked off Red Bud (15-9, 3-6) in a Cahokia Conference game.
Red Bud's Ali Ringering led all scorers with 21 points, but no other Musketeer had more than three.
Marquette 40, Roxana 39
Roxana got a late basket but missed a potential game-tying 3-pointer as Marquette held on for the win at the Coaches vs. Cancer Shootout at Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
Mike Williams-Bey led Marquette (17-6) with 14 points while Roxana senior center Hunter Reine had a big night with 15 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks.
It was the fifth time Marquette has beaten Roxana (17-7) in the last two seasons and the rivals play again Feb. 8.